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China planning to ban polluting vehicles at Mt. Everest Base Camp in Tibet

20 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The Chinese government is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.
The eco-unfriendly tourist transport vehicles will be banned from base camp and permit electric golf-style buggies to raise the income of the locals.
The locals, who live below the poverty line, will be employed as tour guides and drivers of new electric golf-style buggies to and from the camp.
This area has a fragile environment and its natural conditions have limited processing...
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Nebraska Tourism reveals its new slogan for boosting tourism in the state

Nebraska Tourism reveals its new slogan for boosting tourism in the state

20 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Nebraska has an image problem. For four consecutive years, the state has come last on a list of states that tourists are interested in visiting. Although travel writers praise Omaha's music and art scenes and the state's spectacular wildlife, people on the coasts think of Nebraska as a really long cornfield they have to drive through to reach the Rockies.
Hence, tourism officials are figuring out a new approach. On Wednesday, the Nebraska Tourism Commission revealed its new slogan: “Honestly, it's not for everyone.”
A news release from the Nebraska Tourism Commission stresses the fact that...
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Bulgaria's tourism ministry affirms increase of Chinese tourists in the country by 43% last year

Bulgaria's tourism ministry affirms increase of Chinese tourists in the country by 43% last year

20 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The Tourism Ministry of Bulgaria said that the number of Chinese tourists visiting the country increased by 43 per cent last year.
By the end of this year, a Bulgarian Tourism Information Centre will be opening in Beijing. This was announced at a Bulgarian-Chinese cultural and tourist forum in Sofia, a day after the Bulgarian capital city hosted the 16+1 meeting of local leaders from Central and Eastern Europe and China.
Bulgaria is committed to step up dialogue with China on tourism and expanding joint initiatives.
Bulgaria will host the Second Intergovernmental Congress of World...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of Its 8th Freighter

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of Its 8th Freighter

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa's Largest Cargo operator, has taken delivery of its 8th B777 freighter aircraft in its cargo fleet family, on November 10, 2018 at... Read more ...

In 2018, Indian outbound visitors will account around 22.5 million globally

In 2018, Indian outbound visitors will account around 22.5 million globally

The number of Indian tourists travelling to the GCC in the coming five years will make an extra 10.8 million room nights, as per the data published ahead of Arabian Travel... Read more ...

NT Tourism extends its offering of free flights to US tourists

NT Tourism extends its offering of free flights to US tourists

Aiming to capitalize on Tourism Australia's Crocodile Dundee campaign offering US tourists free flights to the Northern Territory will be extended after the allocated seats... Read more ...

TAT welcomes Kunming Airlines Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai service

TAT welcomes Kunming Airlines Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is pleased to welcome the renewal of Kunming Airlines' seasonal winter service on the Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai route. The service is scheduled... Read more ...

Tourism WA to implement new marketing strategy to boost tourism

Tourism WA to implement new marketing strategy to boost tourism

In order to increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting Western Australia, Tourism Western Australia will implement a new marketing strategy. The marketing push will... Read more ...

Kunming Airlines' Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai service renewal welcomed by Thai...

Kunming Airlines' Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai service renewal welcomed by Thai Tourism

Kunming Airlines' seasonal winter service has been renewed on the Taiyuan-Kunming-Hat Yai route. The service is scheduled three times a week, from 29 October, 2018, to 30... Read more ...

Pop-up Globe to throw open its doors this month for new summer season

Pop-up Globe to throw open its doors this month for new summer season

The international smash-hit, Pop-up Globe, will throw open its doors this November for a new summer season with more battles, more blood and more beauty than ever before. This... Read more ...

Emirate's Al Ain City and China's Wuxi sign agreement on tourism

Emirate's Al Ain City and China's Wuxi sign agreement on tourism

A twin city agreement was inked between Emirate's Al Ain City and Wuxi, in the southern Jiangsu province, China, for cooperation in tourism and many other fields which include... Read more ...

Greece to showcase its tourism destinations and services at WTM, London

Greece to showcase its tourism destinations and services at WTM, London

Greece's tourism destinations, services and accommodation options will be showcased at the WTM London trade show, set to open its doors on Monday, November 5, at Excel. In its... Read more ...

Austrian Airlines Expands Fleet at the Vienna Flight Hub

Austrian Airlines Expands Fleet at the Vienna Flight Hub

Austrian Airlines will deploy four additional aircraft at its home base at Vienna Airport in order to strengthen its own route network. The 76-seat DH8-Q400 aircraft currently... Read more ...